Date Posted: June 21, 2019
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job Id: 4671

Job Description

Architect, SIS (4671)


We are looking for a Senior SIS Architect! The individual who fills this role will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating on strategy with IS&T management work with enterprise architecture to establish and execute architecture processes and procedures
  • Defining and delivering architectural artifacts related to the student and auxiliary systems landscape
  • Evaluating, exploring and introducing new technologies and industry standards
  • Defining common patterns, frameworks, reusable components and reference architectures
  • Providing guidance and support to the student and auxiliary development team and participating in operational support and maintenance of various applications and integrations enabling company processes and systems.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field.
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • Over eight years of relevant IT work experience
  • Advanced experience with defining, maintaining and evolving application, technology, data, security and business architectures
  • Experience providing technical expertise and direction for the development of complex enterprise wide IT solutions that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments
  • Experience working on multiple concurrent complex projects
  • Experience with architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachman, and FEA is expected
  • Experience with architectural documentation notation such as UML and BPMN is expected
  • Experience in Higher Education is desirable
  • Experience with Natural / Adabas applications is desirable
  • Experience with Student Information Systems such as Workday, PeopleSoft, Ellucian, Oracle Student Cloud, etc. is desirable
  • Experience with and other SaaS vendors is desirable
  • Experience with quickly learning new applications and technologies in order to establish architectural direction and fit within the existing landscape
  • Advanced understanding of various non-functional aspects of applications and technology such as performance, reliability, scalability, availability, privacy, legal compliance, etc.
  • Experience with hybrid (cloud/on premise) architectures is highly desirable
  • Experience with integration concepts such as EAI, SOA, ESB, Web Services, SOAP, REST, Messaging Services, API Management, Microservices, etc. is desirable
  • Experience with fundamental programming concepts, frameworks, languages and technologies such as SQL, C#, .NET, Java, XML, JSON, SOAP, REST is desirable
  • Knowledge of Cloud Computing fundamentals; specifically, iPaaS, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS
  • Knowledge of Cloud Service Providers; specifically, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure
  • Experience estimating architecture and development effort and cost
  • Experience with agile development methodologies is highly desired
  • Experience with ITIL for service management is desirable
  • Experience collaborating with business and IS&T colleagues on requirements, design, security, infrastructure, networking, QA, etc. topics
  • Highly process-oriented, with proven success in solving business challenges through the design and implementation of process
  • Advanced oral, written and presentation communications skills
  • Collaborative and supportive approach to working with numerous and diverse groups of people


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